Hutchinson Toro MRC Medium Tire

3/5 (4 Reviews)

Product Description

  • More open lateral knobs that dig in better
  • Low knobs on the top of the tire to optimize grip and help shed mud
  • Hardskin reinforced for a better resistance to tears and cuts

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Veda a Cross Country Rider from Asia

Date Reviewed: March 27, 2011

Strengths:    Easy installation as if UST with minimal sealant. Grips very well. Virtually the lightest tubeless tire in the market for all around terrain.

Weaknesses:    Cost like other expensive tubeless tires

Bottom Line:   
With measured real world weight per tire of 620gr. Downright the lightest tubeless tire for all terrain all year usage that's hella durable. Installs to Fulcrum + Roval wheels without any problem and holds air like tubed tires despite using very minimal sealant. I've stopped experimenting with tires and won't use anything else. Well maybe for pure mud track but I'm an XC racer...

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Favorite Trail:   TW

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $55.00

Purchased At:   Jensonusa

Similar Products Used:   Many. Changed tires every month to experiment

Bike Setup:   XC fullsus

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mtb2thebeat a Weekend Warrior from Tulsa, OK

Date Reviewed: December 16, 2010

Strengths:    Toro Hardskin 2.15 tubed model. Cheap at Jenson. They roll very well for a knobby tire. Nice floaty feel as a back tire on a steel hardtail. Very good traction

Weaknesses:    Not as wide as stated. Requires smooth transitions. Not for the jerky, twitchy rider.

Bottom Line:   
Comparing to the other tires I've owned: Toro's roll great, and have a great feel to them. I'm all about improving the way I ride. I was told that these tires work well if you smoothly transition into corners. So far, this technique works very well. The Fire's did not roll well but had great climbing traction, and good cornering bite. If I'm getting similar traction with better rolling resistance, +1 for the Toro's.

I wanted to go with the larger 2.35 Toro, but the 2.15's were on sale for $18 each. I couldn't pass it up, and so far I haven't been disappointed. I ride very technical trail with lots of limestone and granite rock, often sharp ones. I'm running 30psi with no flats so far.

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Favorite Trail:   Haven't found it yet

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $18.00

Purchased At:   JensonUSA

Similar Products Used:   IRC Mythos 2.1, Panaracer Fire XC 2.1

Bike Setup:   On-one 456(brown), Fox Vanilla FIT 140rlc, DT Swiss wheels, BB7's 160mm (F&R), 1x9 with Deore LX crank, Race Face Single ring, Sram x.7 Short cage & shifter, PG970 stuff, Hutchinson Toro's 2.15.

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by explosive biker a Weekend Warrior from Bruxells, Belgium

Date Reviewed: October 24, 2010

Strengths:    I have tested the tire (2.15 hardskin) in all conditions from very drough conditions to very raining times. The strengths? Relativly cheap, rolls not to heavy.

Weaknesses:    Many! Has a very bad traction on the rear wheel, no grip at corners. Not maded for the speed devil!

Bottom Line:   
Don't buy these tires, the are bad, very bad... Put more money in your tires, for more performance.

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Favorite Trail:   many

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   Decathlon

Similar Products Used:   Many

Bike Setup:   Rockrider 9.2 edition 2010

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by beastwood9 a Cross Country Rider from scottsdale

Date Reviewed: January 6, 2009

Strengths:    good sidewalls?

can be used tubeless on UST rim in non-tubeless form

Weaknesses:    Where do I start?

2.15 tire that measures 1.8 at best

casing so stiff traction and RR are very poor

low volume casing in addition to narrowness noted above

Bottom Line:   
Waste of time and money. Would recommend these to anyone racing against me :). These are so small that when one wheel with these was placed next to a Spec Captain 2.0 the latter looked like a 29er

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Favorite Trail:   quartz

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   performance

Similar Products Used:   many

Bike Setup:   Epic marathon with SLR's

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